The United Nations Vesak Day (UNDV) is to hold international conference entitled “Buddhism and World Crisis” from the 28th to 30th May 2015 to commemorate international Vesak day. The conference will be held at UN Conference Center Bangkok and Mahachulalongkorn Rajavidyalaya University. It is a leading center of Buddhist Education, integrating Buddhism with modern science … Read more
Despite diplomatic arrangements to help Nepal, many other civil society groups and public institutions have initiated wide array of small, but important campaigns to support victims of Nepal earthquake. Nepal Buddhist Students Association in Sri Lanka (NBSASL) is one of the organizations, leading a such initiative. NBSASL seeks contributions in kind, and cash. Buddhist International … Read more
“Sambuddha Jayanthi Mandiraya” of Buddhist Cultural Center (BCC) and Sri Lanka Rupawahini Corporation (SLRC) has successfully dispatched a considerable bulk of assistance to Nepali earthquake victims. “It was a quick decision taken by both institutions, but turned out to be absolutely a successful”, a spokesperson from BCC said Buddhist International.
Media Accuse: University Rejects Media reported Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka avoided hoisting Buddhist flag, while evading certain other important aspects that symbolize Buddhist identity during the inauguration ceremony of the recent international conference on ‘Religious Tolerance and Harmony’. The conference held during 22nd and 23rd of April. It was organized by the department of religious … Read more
The International Buddhist Confederation (IBC) is a Buddhist umbrella body that serves as a common platform for Buddhists worldwide. It currently has a membership comprising more than 300 organizations, both monastic and lay, in 39 countries. Headquartered in New Delhi, the IBC is the outcome of the historic Global Buddhist Congregation held in November 2011 … Read more
According to the Reuters, Buddhist monks have prepared a lawsuit against Myanmar’s interior minister, accusing police of using poisonous chemicals to break up a protest. We, the Buddhist International observed and highly concerned about increasing trend of using unsuitable measures, often called as ‘use of minimum power’ to disperse protests lead by Buddhist monks. Most … Read more
By Shenali D Waduge Democracy and democratic systems cannot be based on a history conveniently interpreted to be read from Doctrine of Discovery onwards denying the civilizational histories and indigenous governing and legal systems that prevailed. Thus, the Buddhist foundation that powered governance and rule throughout Sri Lanka for over 2300 years cannot be brushed … Read more
An international conference on “Religious Tolerance and Harmony” will be held on the 22nd and 23rd of April 2015 at Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka. The conference is organized by the Department of religious studies and comparative philosophy, with the Participation of Academic Union and Student Alliance in Collaboration of the Department of … Read more